Središče, Moravske Toplice

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Središče is located in Slovenia
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°46′18.77″N 16°18′41.02″E / 46.7718806°N 16.3113944°E / 46.7718806; 16.3113944Coordinates: 46°46′18.77″N 16°18′41.02″E / 46.7718806°N 16.3113944°E / 46.7718806; 16.3113944
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Prekmurje
Statistical region Mura
Municipality Moravske Toplice
 • Total 3.81 km2 (1.47 sq mi)
Elevation 246.2 m (807.7 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 66

Središče (pronounced [sɾɛˈdiːʃtʃɛ]; Hungarian: Szerdahely) is a small village in the Municipality of Moravske Toplice in the Prekmurje region of Slovenia, right on the border with Hungary. Središče has a population of 66 people, it has one church, a firehouse, and a cultural association (Kulturno društvo Antal Ferenc).[2]

Mass grave[edit]

Središče is the site of a mass grave associated with the Second World War or its aftermath. The Središče Mass Grave (Slovene: Grobišče Središče) lies northeast of the village, in an abandoned and overgrown part of the village cemetery. It contains the remains of three Hungarians that were shot while crossing the border illegally.[3]



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